Monthly Archives: April 2013

The Art of Followership – What I learned from Yoga and Business

Lot’s of material out there on Leadership.  Not as much on Followership. Here are a couple of thoughts. Yoga instructors, good ones, present a model and encourage you to build your own practice.  You can’t really get yoga until you

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If at first you don’t succeed….you fail

So what! No platitudes. Failure feels bad. Success feels good. But stasis feels numb, a false comfort. No question which feeling I want more of. But which do I want less of? Comfortably numb is not a good place to

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Two Calendar Solution

My advise has always been keep one productivity system.  Regardless of whether an appointment or contact or task is personal or work related, you are one person living a dynamic interconnected life and bifurcating your organizational process leads to dropped items, inefficiency and in the

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“Sometimes the cards ain’t worth a dime if you don’t lay them down”

-Robert Hunter OK, So I’m an old Deadhead.  I was at the Capitol Theater in Port Chester, NY last night seeing what’s now left of the band, an incarnation called Furthur.  They opened the show with the Grateful Dead anthem Truckin’ and

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From Purpose to Product

We get more done when our alignment extends from purpose all the way through action. We get clearly in touch with our sense of our purpose. We develop a vision in line with our purpose. We set goals that will

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Be your own disruptive technology

“Remember that you may have to disturb yourself in order to become aware of yourself, in order to establish a reference point for your progress…” John Roger The term disruptive technology comes from Clay Christensen’s book “The Innovator’s Dilemma”.  My

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Practice is learning

THE NEW YORKER MAGAZINE PERSONAL HISTORY EVERY GOOD BOY DOES FINE A life in piano lessons. BY JEREMY DENK This wonderful article brought out a few important points to me. For those of us who are teachers, coaches, mentors etc.; the

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